Welcome to this website that tells the amazing story about Sir Francis Bacon, Shakespeare and Hermes Stella, and many other veiled mysteries.

Sir Francis Bacon (1561-1626), Baron Verulam of Verulam, Viscount St Alban, the celebrated English Renaissance philosopher, author, poet, orator, scientist, jurist, politician, statesman and Lord Chancellor (1618-21), gave us an initiatic method by which a Golden Age on Earth might be achieved.

The method is above all imaginative, poetic and artistic as well as scientific, the aim being to create a living work of art just as Nature and the Universe is a work of art. It is also a treasure hunt, or game of hide and seek. For this, striving together in friendship constitutes the "spurs of motions and the keys of works". The ultimate goal is to know and practice well the summary law of the universe – the law of Love – and thereby to know all things whilst having created a Golden Age.

Latest Website News:

Essay 'Baconian-Rosicrucian Ciphers' revised and augmented.
New YouTube: 'Sir Francis Bacon and Rosicrucian Symbolism'. The opening of the tomb of Christian Rosy Cross.
New essay: 'Labeo is Shakespeare is Bacon'. Francis Bacon revealed by the Elizabethan poets Hall and Marston as the true author of the Shakespeare poems ‘Venus and Adonis’ and ‘Lucrece’.
Recent essay: 'The Shake-scene', by Peter Dawkins. Robert Green's revelation that there was a group of playwrights, himself included, who were involved in writing the early Shakespeare plays.
This website is a work in progress. As Bacon said: "Nothing is finished until all is finished."

'Sir Francis Bacon and the Two Shakespeares'

'Sir Francis Bacon and Rosicrucian Symbolism'

Find more YouTube videos:-

FBRT on YouTube


Events range from lectures and discussions to educational journeys and Wisdom of Shakespeare events.
View the Events page


Sign up here with your email address if you wish to receive regular broader and more in-depth news

Friends of the Francis Bacon Research Trust

Friends have access to newsletters, reports, extra essays, transcripts of lectures, a web forum, + ....
Become a friend

Make a donation

As an educational charity, the Trust relies on donations and sponsorship for its continuing work and existence.
Please make a donation